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September 1977

Total Hip ArthroplastyAn Editorial Comment

Arch Surg. 1977;112(9):1087. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370090069013

• Total hip arthroplasty has become an accepted method of management of severe painful problems of the hip. It has undergone some dramatic changes, the major thrust now being to more nearly match the mechanical characteristics of the implant to the bone and cartilage they replace.

(Arch Surg 112:1087, 1977)